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USFK reports 1st coronavirus patient, among family of soldier

A family member of a U.S. soldier stationed in the southeastern city of Daegu has been confirmed to have the new coronavirus, U.S. Forces Korea (USFK) said Monday, marking the first case among a person related to USFK.

South Korea's Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (KCDC) informed USFK that the 61-year-old female had tested positive for COVID-19, USFK said in a release.

Her nationality was not immediately disclosed.

Accordingly, the U.S. military raised the risk level to "high" from "moderate," it added. (Yonhap)


A family member of a U.S. soldier stationed in the southeastern city of Daegu has been confirmed to have the new coronavirus, U.S. Forces Korea (USFK) said Monday, marking the first case among a person related to USFK.

South Korea's Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (KCDC) informed USFK that the 61-year-old female had tested positive for COVID-19, USFK said in a release.

Her nationality was not immediately disclosed.

Accordingly, the U.S. military raised the risk level to "high" from "moderate," it added. (Yonhap)




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